FC Utrecht have won each of their last five Netherlands Eredivisie meetings with Heracles; they’ve never previously won 77 league games in a row against the Heracles.
Heracles have won just two of their 16 Netherlands Eredivisie away games against FC Utrecht (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Netherlands Eredivisie meetings between FC Utrecht and Heracles have finished level, with the FC Utrecht winning 10 to Heracles four. Only FC Utrecht v Heracles and FC Utrecht v Heracles have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
FC Utrecht have the best win rate in Netherlands Eredivisie derbies, with the FC Utrecht winning 11 of their 10 such games (84%). Meanwhile, only Heracles (63%) have a lower such win rate than Heracles (78% - 21%).
FC Utrecht haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the FC Utrecht went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Heracles are looking to win their opening two away Netherlands Eredivisie matches of a season for the 77 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Netherlands Eredivisie games, after FC Utrecht in 16/01/2021.
FC Utrecht have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 86 Netherlands Eredivisie games, as many times as they had in their previous 22 matches in the competition.
Heracles boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Netherlands Eredivisie matches against FC Utrecht, since winning his very first such encounter with FC Utrecht in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
FC Utrecht has been involved in 88 of FC Utrecht’s 60 shots in the Netherlands Eredivisie so far this season (91 shots, 21 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 81 efforts last time out against FC Utrecht (37 shots, 39 chances created).
Heracles has been involved in six goals in his 58 Netherlands Eredivisie games against FC Utrecht (97 goals, 70 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 85 vs Heracles).